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The Chemistry course includes 28 mandatory practical experiments which must be completed in the lab, as well as a written paper including questions on these experiments and examining the theory and applications of chemistry.

Chemistry Course Content

  • Acids, Bases & PH Calculations
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Equilibrium
  • Electron Arrangement
  • Experiment Q1 (Titration)
  • Experiment Q2 (Organic)
  • Experiment Q3 (Other)
  • Fuels & Thermochemistry
  • Gas Laws, Moles & Gas Properties
  • Instrumentation & Chromatography
  • Ionic & Covalent Bonding
  • Option: Atmospheric Chemistry
  • Option: Industrial Chemistry
  • Option: Materials & Polymers
  • Option: Metals
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Oxidation & Reduction
  • Periodic Table
  • Q4
  • Radioactivity
  • Rates of Reaction
  • Stoichiometry, Formulae & Equations
  • Water & Water Analysis

The Exam

The Leaving Cert exam is three hours in duration. You must answer at least two questions from Section A (experiment section) and a maximum of six questions from Section B.

There are eleven questions in total on the exam paper, each carrying 50 marks.

There is no element of continuous assessment in Chemistry, but experiment copies must be available for inspection by the State Examinations Commission. You will have to memorize the chemical components of a series of prescribed experiments. You will need to present the elements of four such experiments in the exam.

29 2023
Leaving Cert taught classes end & supervised study shared by class teachers in rooms 2&3 if required will be provided TBC
31 2023
2nd and 5th Years exams
31 2023
First Year Sponsored Walk followed by Summer Holidays
02 2023
School closes for Summer Holidays
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